Mon, 18 Feb 2019

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

Pipe bomb explodes at home in Craigavon, second device found

CO. ARMAGH, Northern Ireland - An explosion at a house in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, in Northern Ireland on Saturday night ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...

Aero India: US seeks to deepen defence cooperation with India

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): More than 100 US Department of Defence personnel will support the delegation of 28 ...

Kalimat Telecom selects parallel wireless for network build out

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Parallel Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of the world 's first end-to-end software-based unified ...

Caster arrives at sports' highest court for gender ruling

Lausanne - Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya of South Africa went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ...

Iran Leader Urges Officials to Beware of Europe's Deceit

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned Iranian officials against being deceived by the Europeans' deceit, ...

LG says it is 'premature' to release foldable phone

Seoul [South Korea], February 18 (ANI): One of the pioneers in flexible displays, LG, believes it is too early to ...

Time for talks has passed: PM Modi after Pulwama attack

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the time for talks has passed and ...

Crimean History Book To Be Yanked After 'Nazi' Outcry

A new Crimean history textbook will be withdrawn after harsh criticism by human rights activists and Crimean Tatars, who said ...

Caster arrives at Swiss sports tribunal

Lausanne - Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya of South Africa went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ...

China is 'greatest long-term strategic threat' in Indo-Pacific

The reason is that China has been tacitly protecting China was slow in condemning this latest attack in Kashmir, taking ...

YouTube to blame for those who believe Earth is flat: Researcher

California [USA], February 18 (ANI): Scientists spent quite a lot of time into making the world believe that the Earth ...

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Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

60 representatives from across Australia to attend bushfires forum

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Bushfires and climate change will be the main topics at a national forum to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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